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Leadership Partner - Sourcing Vendor Mgmt

  • Remote - California / Remote - Arizona / Remote - Idaho / Remote - Nevada / Remote - Canada / Remote - Utah / Remote - Washington / Remote - Colorado
  • Client Services

Description

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you. 

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About the team:

Enterprise IT Leaders (EITL) is an executive-level advisory service that delivers expert insight and guidance tailored to each member's context and most critical initiatives. EITL consists of 7 areas of expertise (domains) that cover several areas within IT: Applications, Data & Analytics, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure & Operations, Program & Portfolio Management, Security & Risk, Sourcing & Vendor Management. 

Gartner’s Leadership Partners team consists of 178 LP’s globally who specialize in one of the 7 domain areas and equip business leaders with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. 

Job description:

  • You will manage a portfolio of 25-30 clients, typically Sourcing Vendor Management leaders reporting to CIOs, from global Fortune 1000 organizations and government agencies

  • As their Leadership Partner, you will be delivering value through regular briefings, on-site workshops, roundtables, webinars and by attending relevant Gartner events, etc. 

  • As someone who has previously been in their shoes before, you will use your knowledge and expertise, along with additional Gartner resources and research, to coach and mentor your clients on critical initiatives and obstacles for today and tomorrow specifically within the I&O space

  • Collaboration is key: You will work closely with several internal Gartner teams to ensure value is delivered; these can include Sales teams, Analysts, Client Managers, and your peers across other EITL domains

  • This role is a Client-facing position that requires a high level of Executive presence and ability to build trust and deliver value

  • Responsible for member retention and for contributing toward growth in the region through direct support of Gartner Sales in prospect cultivation, account plan development and value demonstration activities

  • This is a predominantly home-based role, where you will operate as an individual contributor managing your own desk and other administrative tasks, i.e. travel, expense reports, meetings

  • 25-35% travel

Essential must-have skills 

We’d love to talk to you if you have:

  • 15+ years’ experience with a primary focus in a role of Sr. IT leadership in Sourcing, Vendor Management, Procurement, Business of IT, Office of the CIO, or related function within a Fortune 500 company

  • Experience in executive level roles within consulting, sales or customer facing positions

  • Modern technical skills and subject matter expertise in the areas below:

    • Business of IT 

      • Cost Optimization, IT Finance, the Business Value of IT, IT Budgeting, IT investment planning, Communication and Business Relationship Management

    • Vendor Management 

      • Vendor Management Office from relationship inception through maturation and across contracts, supplier performance, and supplier relationship management disciplines.

    • Sourcing and Procurement

      • Lifecycle of the “deal” for all IT hardware, software, and services including Hybrid Sourcing, Cloud Sourcing, Outsourcing, SLAs, OLAs, and contract negotiations

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required

Benefits:

We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including Company benefits .  All Gartner associates strive to be high performers, problem solvers, and team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness. We strive to attract exceptional people who really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump on board? 

Equality statement:

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, caste, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Gartner affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity and values diversity and inclusion. 

Gartner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified applicant with a disability and unable to or limited in your ability to use or access the Gartner’s career webpage as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1203-964-0096 or by sending an email to Applicant.Assistance@gartner.com 


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